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Web Research
has a detailed explanation of how search engines work, using helpful graphics to make the concepts clear.
has a slightly more advanced guide to evaluating Web sites.
walks you through the research process and has links to sites with information about each step.
shows you how to credible, accurate, search results when using a search engine.
an exhaustive resource for using search engines, web directories, finding scholarly resources, and much more.
offers tips on using search engines, evaluating web site credibility, and starting a research project.
English - Literature
has chapter overviews, reviews and quizzes for high school english texts.
has poet bios and a poem-a-day to use in class.
is a free source for more than 100,000 online texts.
Electronic Text Center has links to writings by African-American, female and Native American writers.
has study guides for common high school English literature books written for high school students by high school students.
resources for understanding high school level literature.
English- Poetry
from the Academy of American Poets, allows you to search for a read thousands on poems on its site.
has a search function that makes researching poems and poets easy.
includes information on literary magazines, small presses, job opportunities and grants.
has resources for reading and writing poetry, as well as resources for teaching poetry, researching poets, and understanding genres of poems.
English - Shakespeare
provides an outline of his life; coverage of his school years; a discussion of what he looked like, and much more.
has full texts of Shakespeare's plays. It also provides a directory of online resources for analysis of some plays.
a reconstruction of the famed theater where Shakespeare debuted many of his plays.
can show you every instance of a word you search in a Shakespearean work.
will show you more sites that examine william shakespeare's life and works.
English - Books
aggregates the listings of more than 100,000 online booksellers.
offers free downloadable books formatted for printing or use on iPods, PDAs, or eBook readers.
lists upcoming book fairs and festivals all over the world.
is a British literary magazine that offers select articles from its most recent edition online for free.
find tips on buying or reading books online, and links to book reviews and literary event listings.
English - Citing Sources
an automatic citation builder that can help you avoid plagiarism
aimed at a college level, includes information on how to avoid accidental plagiarism
an overview of the types of citations and how to correctly cite your research.
gives an overview of source citing, links to great lesson plans and tools to help detect and prevent plagiarism in the classroom
Algebra
is a site for pre-algebra, algebra I and algebra II homework help.
has quizzes, maze games, number crunchers and an algebraic version of Connect Four.
collects links to mostly free algebra tutorials and lessons.
has a textbook, articles on algebra basics and even algebra history.
has video lessons on many algebra topics and lists formulas commonly used in algebra.
has algebra homework help, tips for teaching algebra, and sites to reinforce algebra lessons at home
Geometry
is packed with lists of formulas for area, volume and surface area, and circle formulas.
has explanations of geometry concepts and quizzes to test your knowledge.
has all you want to know about triangles.
has lots of worksheets on symmetry, angles and lines, perimeter and trapezoids, and more.
has homework help, reference, online quizzes, games, and review for geometry concepts.
geometry help, material reivew and exam preparation for students
Trigonometry
walks you through trigonometry with basic definitions and functions.
shows how to use a graphing calculator to solve statistics problems.
provides interactive demonstrations of trigonometric functions and basic laws.
has many interesting, real- world trigonometry problems for your students to solve.
presents easy-to-understand background, applications, functions and formulas of trigonometry.
has plenty of resources to help with trigonometry at home or in the classroom.
Precalculus
offers a catalog of precalculus terms, formulas and functions that can be helpful for studying.
is a collection of precalculus tutorials and thorough explanations of precalculus rules and functions.
offers an online graphing calculator in case you find yourself without your TI-84.
has a selection of online precalculus exams with answer sheets to check your results.
has online simulations of precalculus concepts and situations.
links to lots of precalculus resources, including study guides, homework help, and test prep.
Statistics
provides searchable answers to common statistics questions.
shows how to use a graphing calculator to solve statistics problems.
has statistics and probability activities and sample problems that can help you prepare for tests.
offers an introduction to probability.
provides an overview of elementary concepts in statistics.
offers additional lesson plans, activities, and test prep material for statistics.
Economics
offers games, simulations and activities that make important economics lessons fun.
has seasoned economic expert volunteers who provide fast answers and homework help.
has resources divided by elementary and middle/high school, or search by concept or standard.
lists ecnomics teaching standards, benchmarks, and has lesson plans to teach them.
is an interactive Web site of the Federal Reserve that's full of information about how the government guides the economy.
has practical resources and real-life projects that make learning economics a breeze.
Geography
lists the branches of geography, the tools and methods of geography and the history of geography.
looks at physical geography, its subcategories and its four spheres.
defines cultural and human geography.
has a wide variety of maps and mapping tools.
lets you test your geography knowledge with online trivia quizzes sorted by continent and topic.
has lots of resources about physical geography, human geography, early explorers, maps, and more.
U.S. Government
provides primary and supplemental resources for learning about the U.S. Congress.
has information about the function and structure of the supreme court, as well as information about the justices.
contains the top 100 milestone documents in U.S. History.
is a great reference for help with U.S. government homework.
is a portal to your state government.
has homework help, lesson plans, and supplemental materials for learning about the U.S. Government in the classroom.
World History
presents hundreds of history timelines categorized into several topics.
is a great reference for all your world history questions.
offers games listed by historical period.
connects you to hundreds of documents that present history from a non-Eurocentric viewpoint. .
maintains several great links to world history resources covering all areas of the globe.
has world history study guides, links to original documents, educational activities and much more.
U.S. History
links to history web resources divided by U.S. time period.
has special features, like the Photo of the Week; movie reviews of films with historical implications, and This Month in History.
is an online textbook with an interactive timeline of U.S. history.
is an invaluable resource for anyone looking for the historic documents that help to illustrate American history.
an introduction to U.S. history along with information about various periods in U.S. history
Biology
lets students ask biology questions of scientists.
is a searchable database of biology images and diagrams.
has biology games and quizzes.
has an extensive list of science museums and exhibits to locate opportunities for educational outings.
offers the latest in biology news and developments.
biology homework help and reference material, lesson plans and supplemental work to learn biolgoy.
Physics
has physics homework help arranged by topic..
has 200 commonly asked physics questions and graphic demonstrations of basic physics concepts.
is a great place to discover out-there ideas that rely on physics.
is a directory of information on physics topics, great physicists, and research labs.
offers tutorials for physics topics along with visual demonstrations.
has physics homework help and study guides, as well as extra practice, formulas and demonstrations.
Chemistry
has all of the elements in the periodic table with the basic info (boiling point, atomic number, density) and the atomic structure of each.
is a full chemistry course online produced by a former professor of chemistry.
helps with understanding general chemistry concepts and tests your knowledge with exam guides and practice tests.
has chemistry basics, the periodic table of the elements, and information that can help for test review.
has references for the periodic table of the elements, moles, reactions and more.
chemistry homework help, test prep and online references.
Test Preparation
offers articles designed to help you get ready for testing season; many of them could be helpful to parents helping their kids, too.
provides free ACT preparation tools including practice questions and answers, and testing tips.
has sample SAT questions and info about registering for the SAT and PSAT.
more resources to help prepare students for state exams and college entrance tests.
Computers
has instructive articles about how computers work and other subjects relating to computing.
has user forums that are a good place to start for common PC questions.
is a huge database of user-submitted Mac OS X tips.
has lots of online computer tutorials and general guides such as PC troubleshooting.
offers more resources for understanding how computers work, choosing a computer, buying a computer, and learning computer basics.
History - Anthropology
explains what anthropology is, simply and clearly.
introduces objects and terms associated with the field of anthropology
a group blog written by several anthropologists, offering insight into their work and anthropology news.
has additional sites for students and teachers of anthropology.
Applying To College
has basic information about applications, and what to ask when touring a college.
has a College Matching Wizard that helps you figure out what school is right for you.
register for the SAT here or take a practice SAT and get other helpful test-taking tips.
learn how to choose the right college, steps in the application process, and tips for entrance exams and essays.
Online College Courses
is a directory of online colleges and degrees.
has help for college students, whether they attend class on campus or not.
a nonprofit group for distance education.
can help distance learners get financial aid from the government
get help choosing an accredited online course, tips for taking classes online, and information about financial aid for online college courses.
After-school Programs
has more than 4,000 programs around the country
has a learn-by-doing approach that engages in local, civic and career-related activities to provide a real-world perspective to education.
offers multiple programs including recreation activities, academic enrichment, community engagement and leadership programs.
offers some practical ideas for getting an after-school program started in your neighborhood.
has many resources for those looking for resources for developing, funding, and training staff for an after-school program.
Learning French
has survival French vocabulary with accompanying audio clips, games and quizzes.
provides basic French vocabulary lists, all with accompanying audio files for pronunciation.
is a comprehensive online French course from the University of Texas at Austin.
provides a collection of French language activities.
has French worksheets that you can download as PDFs and use as the basis for your own assignments.
links to online resources for learning french, lesson plans, audio, and translators.
Learning Spanish
is a Spanish-to-English dictionary that also has audio pronunciations, and compound word examples.
is an extensive Spanish grammar lesson and exercise site.
provides short, basic conversational lessons for Spanish learners.
offers resources for all levels of Spanish langauge learners. ding a glimpse of history and culture.
has Spanish exercises that can be completed online or used as a structure for written work.
has online resources for learning Spanish including lesson plans, audio, and translators.
Learning German
,is the best place to start learning German.
has dozens of beginner and advanced German lessons.
offers resources ranging from basic German language and structure to games and proficiency tests.
provides interactive games that test German vocabulary and phrase recognition using audio and video.
allows you to search for specific study abroad programs for German language emersion.
has online resources for learning german, lesson plans, audio, and translators.
Learning Latin
offers a simple tutorial to learning the Latin language intuitively, with less emphasis on grammar or rules.
has audio lessons that teach Latin through immersion in speaking and listening.
is a collection of original resources and links to outside resources, compiled by a Latin teacher.
provides Latin practice conjugation problems with answer sheets.
has a Latin chat section that allows you to practice conversational Latin skills.
has online resources for learning Latin including lesson plans, audio, and translators.
 
 
 

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